Breastfeeding on Campus Staff
The Breastfeeding on Campus Staff Guideline assists Macquarie University employees to use provisions for breastfeeding staff that are established in the Parental/Partner’s Leave Policy.
|Purpose||To assist employees in making use of the provisions for breastfeeding staff that have been set out in the Parental/Partner’s Leave Policy.|
Students and visitors wishing to obtain advice on breastfeeding on campus can find information on the Breastfeeding on Campus website.
Whilst parents can breastfeed anywhere on campus, Macquarie University provides dedicated Parents Rooms for the comfort of breastfeeding employees, students and visitors. These rooms can be used both by parents, including those who are expressing or breastfeeding on campus, and as first aid rooms. The rooms are located at:
Each room contains at least the following:
Storing expressed breast milk
Note any breast milk that is left in the fridge overnight without a clear label will be disposed of.Further support and information
If you have any questions regarding these breastfeeding guidelines or breastfeeding facilities at Macquarie University,please contact Workplace Equity and Diversity on 9850 9703.
|Contact Officer||Manager, Workplace Equity and Diversity|
|Date Approved||22 February 2013|
Vice-President People and Services
|Date of Commencement||22 February 2013|
16 March 2020 – Approval Authority updated to Vice-President People and Services in accordance with University Delegations of Authority.
19 November 2019 – Minor amendment to locations of Parents Rooms, guideline terminology and contact telephone number for Workplace Equity and Diversity staff.13 June 2019 - Amendment to position title: ‘Director, Human Resources’ updated to ‘Vice-President, Human Resources’ with effect from 6 June 2019.
25 May 2017 - updated Guideline Approval Authority from Manager, Workplace Equity and Diversity to Director, Human Resources.
30 November 2016 – replace contact details from Equity and Diversity Unit to Workplace Equity and Diversity, and Contact Officer/Approval Authority to Manager, Workplace Equity and Diversity.
9 December 2014 – updated list of breastfeeding facilities
12 March 2014 – removed C3A 331 as a breastfeeding facility.
|Date for Next Review||February 2016|
|Related Documents||Macquarie University Enterprise Agreement|
|Documents Superseded by this Guideline||Nil|
|Keywords||Breastfeeding, Nursing, Baby, Parents Room|